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authorRandy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>2018-06-22 20:08:21 -0700
committerMasahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>2018-06-25 23:21:14 +0900
commitbdb60101df4a2999608430112a5abfb78628db1e (patch)
treeeda359d080d00945b822b098d44059becbe5e975 /Documentation
parentb2d00d7c61c84edd150310af3f556f8a3c6e2e67 (diff)
kconfig: document Kconfig source file comments
I saw this type of Kconfig construct on LKML: config SYMBOOL #bool "prompt string" default y and wondered what it does. Then I wondered if '#' comments are even documented. They aren't, so add a little doc for that. Ah, good. kconfig says: arch/x86/Kconfig:2942:warning: config symbol defined without type Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt
index 3534a84d206c..64e0775a62d4 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig-language.txt
@@ -430,6 +430,12 @@ This sets the config program's title bar if the config program chooses
to use it. It should be placed at the top of the configuration, before any
other statement.
+'#' Kconfig source file comment:
+An unquoted '#' character anywhere in a source file line indicates
+the beginning of a source file comment. The remainder of that line
+is a comment.
Kconfig hints